Open House Dublin is an annual event organised by the Irish Architecture Foundation consisting of lectures, tours and other architecture-related events.
One of this year’s event was the “Dublin 2 Modern ” tour organised by architect Simon Walker of DoCoMoMo Ireland.
Tour of modernist post-war buildings in Dublin 2 areas consisted of mix of ill-fated and here-to-stay edfices.
ESB HQ building by Stephenson Gibney , or rather what’s left of it.
Bank of Ireland HQ by Scott Tallon Walker , now after extensive refurbishment (by STW) called the Miesian Plaza, and with the status of a protected structure is not threatened for a forseeable future.
Bord Fáilte HQ by Michael Scott & Partners , subject to current An Bord Pleanala review, but the future of the building is bleak.
Fitzwilton House by Burley and Shoolheifer still here, but despite DoCoMoMo’s efforts scheduled for demolition.
Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies in Burlington Road by Stephenson Gibney , barely known modernist gem.